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An Illustration of the Book of Common-Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England in which the Observations of all the learned Divines, who have wrote upon any Part of it, are included and inserted in their proper Order; with further explanations by the compiler the whole containing a full and particular Expositions of all the Prayers, Epistles, and Gospels throughout the Year; Notes on all the Rubricks; an Account of all the Festivals and Saints-days; of the ancient Use of Liturgies, of Lessons, of Calendars, and their Regulation under the late Act of Parliament; of Psalmody, of Churches, of Ornaments, & c. likewise an Exposition of the Communion-Service, Rites of Baptism, Catechism

Warner, Ferdinando

Published by Printed for the Proprietors, and sold by James Hodges, at the Looking-Glass, facing St. Magnus Church, London-Bridge, London, 1754
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Lg. folio. 680pp. Contemporary calf encased in clear plastic by previous owner. Front board split along spine but still attached to plastic. Raised bands. Age wearing throughout binding. Chipping to head and tail of spine and front corners. Scuffing, rubbing, staining and discoloration to boards and spine. Hinges starting. No endpapers. Usual age browning to pages not affecting text or plates. Minor rippling to pages. Lightly foxed throughout. Ferdinando Warner (1703-1768) was a celebrated Irish preacher, historian and multifarious author. Illustrated with three full page engravings. Originally this edition was published with four plates. Most likely the one missing here is the frontispiece. Binding in poor, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 14538

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Title: An Illustration of the Book of Common-Prayer...

Publisher: Printed for the Proprietors, and sold by James Hodges, at the Looking-Glass, facing St. Magnus Church, London-Bridge, London

Publication Date: 1754

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair

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